Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Hospitalized Patients: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians

@article{Qaseem2011VenousTP,
  title={Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Hospitalized Patients: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians},
  author={A. Qaseem and R. Chou and L. Humphrey and M. Starkey and P. Shekelle},
  journal={Annals of Internal Medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={155},
  pages={625 - 632}
}
  • A. Qaseem, R. Chou, +2 authors P. Shekelle
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Annals of Internal Medicine
  • DESCRIPTION The American College of Physicians (ACP) developed this guideline to present the evidence and provide clinical recommendations on prophylaxis of venous thromboembolism for hospitalized nonsurgical patients (medical patients and patients with acute stroke). METHODS This guideline is based on published literature on the topic from 1950 through April 2011 that was identified by using MEDLINE, the Cochrane Library, and reference lists of pertinent randomized trials and systematic… CONTINUE READING

    Paper Mentions

    INTERVENTIONAL CLINICAL TRIAL
    Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a serious source of hospital morbidity and mortality. Chemoprophylaxis with heparin has been shown to reduce the occurrence of VTE, but it increases… Expand
    ConditionsVenous Thromboembolism
    InterventionBehavioral
    OBSERVATIONAL CLINICAL TRIAL
    Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) represents a major problem in intensive care unit (ICU) patients. Despite the use of recommended pharmacological prophylaxis with low molecular weight… Expand
    ConditionsDeep Venous Thrombosis

    References

    Publications referenced by this paper.
    SHOWING 1-10 OF 62 REFERENCES
    Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis in Hospitalized Medical Patients
    8
    Prevention of venous thromboembolism: the Seventh ACCP Conference on Antithrombotic and Thrombolytic Therapy.
    2767
    [Two models of thromboprophylaxis in acutely ill medical inpatients].
    6